Count on It


God lives in the eternal realm, and He sees the future as clearly as He sees the past.

But you must not forget this one thing, dear friends: A day is like a thousand years to the Lord, and a thousand years is like a day. (2 Peter 3:8)

When we look around and see that things are getting green again, we know that spring is coming. We also know that summer will follow. We see the signs that tell us what is ahead. And in the same way, we can see signs of the times, telling us the return of the Lord is close.

God knows the future better than we know the past. And when God says these things will happen, it is not as though He is going out on a limb.

Would you think it was amazing if I told you about something that just happened? That is no big deal. I have recollection of the past. But if I were to predict something that would happen in two days to an exact time, or two months, or 10 years, or 100 years, or 300 years, that would be significant. We may not be around to see it fulfilled, but someone else would if I had written it down or recorded it.

That is what God did in Scripture. And Scripture is very specific about the scattering of the Jewish people to the four corners of the earth and their regathering. In fact, in Ezekiel 37:21–22, among other places, a number of things are said about Israel. First of all, Scripture says that God would take the sons of Israel from among the nations where they had gone. Second, He would gather them from every side and bring them to their own land. And third, He would make them one nation in the land.

Have these three things happened? Check, check, and check. They have happened just as the Bible predicted.

God lives in the eternal realm, and God sees the future as clearly as He sees the past. He sees everything. And He knows everything.

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